Part 4 of our “PCOS – A DEEP DIVE” series: “Keep Moving”

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  • Posted On 30th Jan, 2021

Benefits of Exercise in management of PCOS/insulin resistance [Recap below] Recap: Exercise = aerobic workout, flexibility workout, and weight/strength workout CONSISTENT exercise (with a healthy diet) helps to reduce insulin resistance, thereby reduce glucose levels, regularise periods, improve fertility, reduce stress, improves mood, improves sleep Metabolic effect of exercise lasts for about 18-24 hours, thus, […]

Part 3 of PCOS Series – “Whats the deal with carbs”

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  • Posted On 22nd Jan, 2021

Part 3 of our “PCOS- A deep dive” Series: RECAP: What’s the deal with carbs?• Insulin is a hormone needed for normal metabolic function of whole body• Adequate insulin action is needed for ovarian function (formation of one mature egg from multiple immature eggs). In PCOS, there is blockage of this formation pathway.• Insulin may […]

Part 2 of PCOS series

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  • Posted On 15th Jan, 2021

Video link- Part 2 of our “PCOS- A deep dive” series: Brief summary of this week’s discussion • “LISTEN TO YOUR BODY” • Sleep duration and sleep pattern does affect PCOS.• Adequate sleep is important for proper insulin performance, among other body functions.• [Interesting fact- study on young healthy men, just 3 days of […]

Part 1 of our “PCOS- A deep dive” series:

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  • Posted On 06th Jan, 2021 Part 1 of our PCOS series:A free ranging chat on PCOS, its diagnosis, and presentation. BRIEF SUMMARY (Day 1 was more of an intro session. We will go into more detail in future sessions).• PCOS is a multifactorial issue• Each individual with PCOS may present with different symptoms.• Common symptoms include, but not limited […]

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  • Posted On 18th Dec, 2020

Is exercise healthy?-YES! How long?- Ideally 1 hour daily. But not everyone can do daily exercise for 1 hour, for various reasons. So what’s the next best alternative? Split up the exercise timings You can do half hour walk in morning and half hour walk in evening. Or Three 20-minute workout sessions throughout the day. […]